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What inspires you?

  1. Arthur Gulumian profile image80
    Arthur Gulumianposted 7 years ago

    As writers and poets we could vaguely say we are inspired by everything, but I'd like to hear more specific answers =]. Thoughts anyone?

    1. dutchman1951 profile image59
      dutchman1951posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Outdoors, people watching...

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      Writer Riderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Anything, I'm always creating with my mind.

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      rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I would definitely say everything. wink
      lately~

      nature, its sounds and how it makes me feel
      injustice and biased opinions
      the effects of war on humanity
      love (always) losing it, having it, elusiveness
      a child
      music and how it affects us and how we need it in our lives

      just a few smile I do write a lot of poetry, it's soothing and a creative outlet for those feelings inside.

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      Justine76posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      music
      the ocean
      sunsets
      thunderstorms
      falling on my face and getting back up
      my children

    5. QuirkyPearl profile image60
      QuirkyPearlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Birth. Death. Life. The depths of despair the heights of Euphoria and the spaces inbetween. Heartache and Love.

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    stephstephensonposted 7 years ago

    Boys I fancy and boys that break my heart tongue Hehe. Sometimes just sitting outside. Mainly it's being in touch with my feelings, and thoughts, and the struggle to find positivity and resolution. I'm a songwriter, so usually it's the opening line and then the rest follows smile I wrote a little about it in my debut Hub smile x

  3. Shalini Kagal profile image82
    Shalini Kagalposted 7 years ago

    Silence smile

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    ediggityposted 7 years ago

    Everything.

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    tiginbanposted 7 years ago

    Whenever my mind stops racing for a few minutes, whatever's in my experience at that time, usually inspires me.

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    HealthTipposted 7 years ago

    The written word mainly in Poems, reading great pieces of writing that can inspire you !

    1. Jackson Riddle profile image67
      Jackson Riddleposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      And that's why I write, (not poems though).

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    Pachuca213posted 7 years ago

    My inspirations have been infatuations, the love I shared with my dear fiance (true love),the loss I experienced when he tragically passed away, the sadness and depression I have experienced, love and romance in general and the fantasies I keep within....all my life's experiences and one's I have yet to experience all inspire me in my writings... LIFE inspires me!

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      HealthTipposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Nicely put my friend and I had a stomach bug last night which is why that said Poem wasn't written. Feeling better now though and it twil be written tonight.

      People like you inspire me, love the new pic btw. As Art starts work for the day that smoking hot JJ pic will keep a smile on his face, enjoy yer day my friend x

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        Pachuca213posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you..it is just passed midnight and I am sick with a terrible flu bug. Had to take my mom to the Dr today because she is sick too. Dr says she got the H1N1 bug and bronchitis as a secondary infection, so I have to go to the Dr tomorrow to see if I have a sinus infection on top of this flu. I am feeling pretty lousy and cannot sleep. Glad to see you on here!

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          Pachuca213posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          going to try to sleep....ttyl HT!

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            Carmen Borthwickposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Take care and I hope you feel better soon, my sister had a 'bug' that she is just getting over after 5 weeks, so I hope yours doesn't last as long and I'm sorry for your loss. You are an inspiration to us all.

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    HealthTipposted 7 years ago

    Am in work JJ as it's 815am here in cloudy Belfast but just read your comment and had to pop back on to give you a huge hug. I was sent home early yesterday and went straight to bed and slept right through. Hope you feel better soon and I hope yer Mum does as well. Anyways I gotta get back to work, take another hug and a lil kiss on the forehead, get a good nights sleep ok.

    That my friend is Doctors Orders smile x

    1. Carmen Borthwick profile image79
      Carmen Borthwickposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It is raining here in Maple Ridge, the rain drops are a soothing sound, however, and will hopefully lull me to sleep. I hope you feel better too Irish! And if there's ere a ting I can do te make ya feel better jest let me know. All righty then, hay a good sleep.

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        HealthTipposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Why I thank you young lady, I feel great today. Went to bed really early last night and went out like a light so feeling refreshed today plus tis Friday, oh happy days !!

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      Pachuca213posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      THANK YOU ! smile

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    globaltechsourceposted 7 years ago

    Instrumental music and reading works of talented people who succeeded despite their adveristy.

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    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    Toothpicks, cotton balls, sippin whiskey, knees, long legs, DD's, wimmins and toes Oh, and chickens too. big_smile

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      HealthTipposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Long Legs, jeeeez now yer talking, see I am feeling better smile

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    CabinGirl.posted 7 years ago

    My Poetry inspires me, it's nice to be back smile

  12. Arthur Gulumian profile image80
    Arthur Gulumianposted 7 years ago

    Lmao Healthtip you made me laugh throughout this entire forum. You got a great sense of humor haha.

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    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    OH, I forgot Pirates and their Cabin Girls too. wink

  14. lushplanet profile image61
    lushplanetposted 7 years ago

    Music.

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    wavegirl22posted 7 years ago

    the full moon and my glue gun wink

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      HealthTipposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Glue Gun ?, I guess that's a habit you get stuck with smile

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    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    Hi JJ, how are ya?

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      Pachuca213posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hey luv! How are you? I am so very sick still...have to take the boys and myself to the Dr. today. Mom has a bad case of H1N1 and caught bronchitis too! (she only had the bug 48 hours)...I have been sick 7 days and not getting better...I am a bit scared but want to get medicine to get better, if there is any.

      I miss ya you briny thing you! smile

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        Pachuca213posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        have you read my latest hubs??? You are usually first to get to them...haven't seen you! sad

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    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    Not sure. I will check them out, I been kind of awol recently. Sorry about the health issues.

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      Pachuca213posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      thanks for caring....

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    Poppa Bluesposted 7 years ago

    I think we say everything because we really just don't know! At least I don't. Inspiration usually comes from somewhere or someone unexpected, a thought during a conversation that triggers a memory or a connection to an experience that is suddenly current. It's completely unpredictable but I find it helps to have these little conversations, so to sum up it's people, other people that inspire me.

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      prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      oh you are poetic....the smile of a child inspires me (always does), even if I am in some bad mood at times, a smile will always makes me smile and be inspired...

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    poetlorraineposted 7 years ago

    other peoples work, can be very inspirational.  Wanting to get something important out of my system sure sets the creative juices flowing..... Poetry always inspires me, always

  20. Health Tips Woman profile image76
    Health Tips Womanposted 7 years ago

    My children inspire me.

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    Beth100posted 7 years ago

    Nature
    children
    society
    thunder storms
    people

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    alekhouseposted 7 years ago

    Good poetry, nature, and strong emotions (love, hate, anger, etc)

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    believeinhimposted 7 years ago

    If I don't have any topics I'm thinking about, I grab my Bible and start reading. I can usually find inspiration from the great book.
    God bless everyone,
    Launa

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      poetlorraineposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      every single word in the bible is inspirational i agree with you

  24. believeinhim profile image60
    believeinhimposted 7 years ago

    thanks poetlorraine!
    God bless,
    Launa

  25. Judy Cullins profile image60
    Judy Cullinsposted 7 years ago

    What Inspires me to write my books?

    I write them because my audience of coaches, business people, and solo professionals need the book writing skills and asked me for them. You need to know your audience's needs before you write a chapter.

    If you have a question, you can email me at judycullins@cox.net.

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    Paradise7posted 7 years ago

    Welcome back, Cabin Girl.

    Everything, sometimes, and sometimes nothing.  The trees outside my window, just turning color now, into a blaze of red and gold and orange.

    My bath, my beautiful bath with its scented oil and the candle glow, a glass of red, red wine for color, and Mozart, softly...

    New shoes, Oh, am I a sucker for new shoes, but BEST OF ALL!!!

    New books.

 
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